USAF Says Boeing E-4B Replacement Will Need Four Engines

U.S. Air Force E-4B Nightwatch in flight
The U.S. Air Force E-4B Nightwatch aircraft were based at Offutt AFB in Nebraska until massive flooding occurred there.
Credit: Staff Sgt. Jacob Skovo-Lane/U.S. Air Force
The U.S. Air Force is ramping up its spending for its next airborne nuclear command-and-control aircraft, and it most likely will choose used aircraft. The service’s fiscal 2023 budget request calls for $203.2 million in research, development, test and engineering funding for the Survivable Airborne...

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